The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 91 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.55% 17.40% 21.37%
As % of the Vendors category 51.19% 36.55% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 82 71
Median salary £35,000 £30,459 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.91% -20.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £19,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 249 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.11% 47.61% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 151 203 170
Median salary £35,000 £30,459 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.91% -12.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lancashire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +15 28 £42,500 +142.85% 2
Preston +8 24 £30,000 +12.23% 4
Blackpool -2 9 £68,750 +186.45% 1
Clitheroe - 4 - -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £30,000 -
Burnley - 2 £20,865 - 1
Colne - 2 £27,500 - 1
Skelmersdale +1 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 90 (44.33%) SQL Server
2 73 (35.96%) .NET
3 70 (34.48%) C#
4 67 (33.00%) ASP.NET
5 59 (29.06%) MVC
6 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 58 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 57 (28.08%) Windows
8 54 (26.60%) CSS
9 48 (23.65%) SQL
10 47 (23.15%) jQuery
11 46 (22.66%) SDLC
12 44 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (20.20%) Finance
13 41 (20.20%) Web Development
14 39 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (18.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (16.26%) Project Management
17 32 (15.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (15.27%) Unit Testing
18 31 (15.27%) WCF
18 31 (15.27%) Active Directory
19 30 (14.78%) HTML
19 30 (14.78%) MS Office
20 26 (12.81%) .NET Framework
21 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
22 23 (11.33%) SQL Server 2014
22 23 (11.33%) Change Management
22 23 (11.33%) Web Services
22 23 (11.33%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.91%) IIS
3 11 (5.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.97%) Confluence
7 3 (1.48%) CMS
7 3 (1.48%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.99%) WordPress
9 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.78%) MS Office
3 15 (7.39%) MS Project
4 12 (5.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.99%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.43%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.99%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.49%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.93%) Office 365
3 5 (2.46%) GitHub
4 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.91%) WAN
2 10 (4.93%) LAN
3 7 (3.45%) Firewall
3 7 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.96%) DNS
4 6 (2.96%) Internet
5 5 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.97%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.97%) VLAN
7 3 (1.48%) DHCP
7 3 (1.48%) FTP
7 3 (1.48%) VoIP
8 2 (0.99%) IMAP
8 2 (0.99%) SMTP
8 2 (0.99%) Wireless
9 1 (0.49%) MPLS
9 1 (0.49%) VPN
9 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (44.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.90%) Power BI
7 10 (4.93%) PowerPivot
8 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Power View
8 9 (4.43%) MySQL
8 9 (4.43%) Pentaho
8 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.94%) DTS
10 7 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.45%) MS Access
10 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.97%) QlikView
11 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.46%) MSI
4 5 (2.46%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.97%) JIRA
6 2 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.49%) Grunt
7 1 (0.49%) gulp
7 1 (0.49%) MSTest
7 1 (0.49%) NUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 41 (20.20%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.93%) Retail
4 9 (4.43%) Banking
5 7 (3.45%) Advertising
6 6 (2.96%) Legal
7 5 (2.46%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.97%) Local Government
9 2 (0.99%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.99%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (0.99%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (49.75%) Developer
2 57 (28.08%) .NET Developer
3 49 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 44 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (16.75%) Analyst
6 31 (15.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (14.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (14.78%) Web Developer
8 26 (12.81%) .NET Web Developer
8 26 (12.81%) C# Web Developer
9 13 (6.40%) Head of Business Systems
10 12 (5.91%) Analyst Developer
10 12 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (5.91%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.42%) Development Manager
11 11 (5.42%) IT Development Manager
11 11 (5.42%) IT Manager
11 11 (5.42%) IT Programme Manager
11 11 (5.42%) Programme Manager
11 11 (5.42%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (35.96%) .NET
2 67 (33.00%) ASP.NET
3 54 (26.60%) CSS
4 47 (23.15%) jQuery
5 44 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (18.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (15.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (15.27%) WCF
9 30 (14.78%) HTML
10 26 (12.81%) .NET Framework
11 23 (11.33%) Web Services
12 20 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 15 (7.39%) AngularJS
14 12 (5.91%) RESTful
15 11 (5.42%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (4.93%) Ajax
16 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (4.93%) XML
17 9 (4.43%) SOAP
18 6 (2.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.37%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.88%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.42%) Tandem
5 8 (3.94%) iPad
5 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Licensing
6 7 (3.45%) Replication
7 6 (2.96%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.46%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.46%) Life Science
8 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.97%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.48%) Clustering
10 3 (1.48%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.08%) Windows
2 15 (7.39%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.94%) Windows NT
7 5 (2.46%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.46%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.97%) Unix
9 3 (1.48%) Android
9 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.49%) Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.06%) MVC
2 46 (22.66%) SDLC
3 41 (20.20%) Web Development
4 39 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (16.26%) Project Management
6 31 (15.27%) Unit Testing
7 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
8 23 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (11.33%) Change Management
9 19 (9.36%) TDD
10 17 (8.37%) CRM
10 17 (8.37%) Software Delivery
11 15 (7.39%) Coaching
12 14 (6.90%) BDD
12 14 (6.90%) Web Application Development
13 13 (6.40%) Risk Management
14 12 (5.91%) Analytics
15 11 (5.42%) ITIL
15 11 (5.42%) Programme Management
16 10 (4.93%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.48%) C#
2 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 48 (23.65%) SQL
4 15 (7.39%) VBA
5 14 (6.90%) PHP
6 13 (6.40%) VB
7 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.94%) C
9 6 (2.96%) R
9 6 (2.96%) VBScript
10 4 (1.97%) VB6
11 2 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) Delphi
12 1 (0.49%) Java
12 1 (0.49%) Pascal
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (8.87%) Degree
2 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.45%) MCSE
4 6 (2.96%) CCNA
4 6 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.97%) MCP
7 3 (1.48%) HND
8 2 (0.99%) MCSA
9 1 (0.49%) MCITP
9 1 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.88%) XenApp
3 15 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.48%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) AppDNA
1 5 (2.46%) SCCM
2 4 (1.97%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.97%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) VMware
2 18 (8.87%) Citrix
3 10 (4.93%) Cisco
4 5 (2.46%) AppSense
4 5 (2.46%) BMC
5 4 (1.97%) Apple
5 4 (1.97%) HP
5 4 (1.97%) Juniper
5 4 (1.97%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.48%) Cognos
6 3 (1.48%) Oracle
6 3 (1.48%) SAP
6 3 (1.48%) Sun
6 3 (1.48%) Tableau
7 2 (0.99%) arcserve
7 2 (0.99%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.99%) Mitel
7 2 (0.99%) NetApp
7 2 (0.99%) Sage
7 2 (0.99%) Sophos
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